Performed by Mare Tralla
T.O.: I met Mare who just arrived to Vienna inside of the exhibition room, on the 7th floor of MUMOK, within her installation box that she came to organize for the up coming Gender Check exhibition opening. I asked her to allow me to photograph her for my Misplaced Women? project. Afterwords I e-mailed her asking to send a short note to accompany the pictures.
M.T.: Your project and the pictures you have online, reminds me the countless times, when I had to struggle re-packing my suitcase at some airport. And the day I left Estonia with just two too heavy bags of belongings and no place to go back to as I had to sell everything to afford to study in London.. And then I just kept moving from one place to another in London with my stupid bags, containing as strange things as a sack of garlic from my mums garden and all sorts of herbs to cure possible illnesses ;-). I was prepared…